[Lab] hardwood inlay
darcy at inventorArtist.com
Tue Oct 21 12:35:08 EDT 2014
The answer to this question came forward. I went with Boiled Linseed oil.
1) Of all the suggestions, teak oil, danish oil and so forth it's the
one that shows the grain the most.
2) I think linseed less about protection and more about the look (this
3) It's the least expensive. Most were 18 bucks this was like 12 bucks.
4) It has no bad smell to speak of.
5) It is really easy to use. After sanding you just put it on with a rag.
6) It comes in a bottle rather than a can (like a quart of automotive
oil). Smaller shelf footprint but it doesn't stack with my other cans of
The project worked great http://inventorartist.com/time-rooster/.
I have a few other inlay projects on the go now (plus a commission to
make a custom clock face which I've not posted as it's still in the
I think a clock is a great diy project since they can be gifts. A clock
is sorta useful plus can be a unique gift...
On Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Darcy Whyte<darcy at inventorartist.com
<mailto:darcy at inventorartist.com>>wrote:
I'm about to try my first hardwood inlay project.
What to finish it with? I understand there is some sort of oil
that's good for that?
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